Important Takeaways for IBPS PO Prelims 2021 Exam from SBI PO

By Amrit Gouda|Updated : December 3rd, 2021

IBPS PO Prelims 2021 exam is scheduled to be commenced from 4th December. All the serious aspirants have already prepared their best. As you know, the SBI PO prelims 2021 exam has been recently concluded, it is highly possible that you may encounter a similar level and pattern in IBPS PO prelims too.

So you must be well aware of the analysis, important takeaways, and important changes(if any) of the SBI PO prelims 2021 exam. Let's go through the important takeaways from the SBI PO prelims exam for the upcoming IBPS PO 2021 exam.

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IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern

In this post, we'll look at the recently conducted SBI PO prelims 2021 exam and try to anticipate the predicted pattern for the IBPS PO Prelims exam 2021 based on factors like the exam's difficulty level, types of questions asked new pattern questions, and so on. But, before we get into the analysis, let's get a better understanding of the IBPS PO exam pattern and IBPS PO syllabus

S. No.

Name of Test

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total time

1.

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

2.

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 Minutes

3.

English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

 

Total

100

100

60 Minutes

 

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Takeaways for IBPS PO Prelims Quantitative Aptitude

Let's discuss the topic-wise questions asked in the quantitative aptitude section in SBI PO Prelims 2021 and based on that what we can expect in the IBPS PO Prelims 2021.

Topics

Number of questions asked in SBI PO Prelims

What to expect in IBPS PO Prelims?

DI

the number of questions: 10-15

Around 10-15 questions can be expected

Quadratic equation

The number of questions: 5

5 questions can be expected

Number series

 5-6

around 5-6 questions can be expected

Approximation

Number of questions: 5

around 4-5 questions can be expected

Arithmetic

The number of questions: 10-15

 

Rest will come from arithmetic and miscellaneous chapters

Caselet

 5

 5 questions can be expected in some shifts

Takeaways:

  • Data Interpretation can be the major topic that will be asked in IBPS PO prelims 2021.
  • Go through the square roots, cube roots, percentage-fraction conversion for the last time.
  • Revise the basic concepts and formulas of the arithmetic chapters.
  • You can expect 10-15 questions from the arithmetic section. Out of which 4-5 questions will be direct and very easy.
  • You can expect 4-5 wrong number series with a moderate level.
  • Last but not the least, practice IBPS PO previous year paper before attending the exam.

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Takeaways for IBPS PO Prelims Reasoning Ability

Let's discuss the topic-wise questions asked in the reasoning ability section in SBI PO Prelims 2021 and based on that what we can expect in the IBPS PO Prelims 2021.

Topics

Number of questions asked in SBI PO Prelims

What to expect in IBPS PO Prelims?

Puzzle

Number of Questions: 15-20

Box based puzzle

The circular arrangement

Square-based

Floor based puzzle

Unknown number puzzle

around 3-4 sets of puzzles can be expected

Inequality

 

Number of Questions: 5

5 questions can be expected
Syllogisms

Number of Questions: 5 (only a few based)

around 5 questions can be expected

Blood relation

Number of Questions: 3

around 2-3 questions can be expected

Direction senseNumber of Questions: 2-3 around 2-3 questions can be expected
Coding decoding 3-5 Can be expected in some shifts
Miscellaneous

 3-4 

Forward-backward

Meaningful word

2-3 questions can be expected
  • Around 3-4 sets with 15-20 questions will be asked from puzzles and seating arrangements.
  • Go through the basic concepts of inequality and syllogism.
  • You can expect a total of 3-5 questions from blood relation and direction sense.
  • 2-3 questions can be expected from miscellaneous chapters like forward-backward type and meaningful word.
  • Also do not forget to check the previous year's IBPS PO cut-off to have a clear idea.

Takeaways for IBPS PO Prelims English Language

Let's discuss the topic-wise questions asked in the English language section in SBI PO Prelims 2021 and based on that what we can expect in the IBPS PO Prelims 2021.

 Topics 

Number of questions asked in SBI PO Prelims

What to expect in IBPS PO Prelims?

Reading Comprehension

Number of questions: 8-10

Around 15-20 questions can be expected

Cloze test

The number of questions: 5

around 4-6 questions can be expected

Word arrangement

Number of questions: 4-5

3-4 questions can be expected

Fillers

The number of questions: 4-5

3-4 questions can be expected

Error Spotting

Number of questions: 4-5

4-5 questions can be expected

Para jumble

 4-5 questions 1 set of 4-5 questions can be expected

Phrase replacement

 4-5 questions(In some shifts) 3-5 questions can be expected in some shifts

Idiom and phrase

 1-2 questions 1-2 questions can be expected

Takeaways:

  • You can expect 1 set of reading comprehension with 8-10 questions. The level of comprehension will be moderate.
  • If you have built up the habit of reading the daily newspaper, you can easily score good marks in close tests and reading comprehension.
  • You can expect 4-5 error spotting. If you have gone through the basic rules of grammar from any standard book, you can score very good marks in this section.
  • Also, you can expect 3-5 word rearrangement and phrase replacement questions.

Note: You can expect 3-4 different sets with different questions across all 4 shifts of the IBPS PO prelims exam on a particular day as per the SBI PO prelims 2021 trend analysis.

So this is all about the SBI PO 2021 Prelims analysis and based on that what you can expect in the upcoming IBPS PO Prelims 2021.

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FAQs

  • 3-4 puzzles with a total of around 15-20 questions can be expected in IBPS PO prelims 2021.

  • You can expect around 10-15 arithmetic questions in IBPS PO prelims 2021.

  • You can expect around 4-5 error spotting questions in IBPS PO prelims 2021.

  • The difficulty level of IBPS PO prelims 2021 would be easy to moderate.

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